Opioids, barbiturates and volatile organic substances are the most common drugs used in Poland by addicts. In the literature there are no data concerning efficiency of vestibular organs of addicted persons examined during abstinence period. 74 drug addicts and 50 healthy persons were subjected to ENG examinations (spontaneous nystagmus, positional ny gaze… (More)
There isn't data concerning changes which occur to vestibular system as a result of chronic addiction. The aim of this study was to determine if the changes are dependent on the time of addiction or the time of abstinence. 113 persons, who were treated in Monar houses were divided into 3 subgroups (U 1-3) according to the time of addiction and into 4… (More)
All over the world an increase in the number of subjects addicted to various chemical substances has been observed. The studies of their toxic effect on the hearing have been so far most frequently limited to acute intoxication or direct effect: there are no data concerning distant and persistent effects. The aim of the study was to determine the type of… (More)
Based on 15 pictures the technique of radical neck dissection is presented with particular attention to the topography of the neck. Steps by steps the possibility of complications is considered. During the operation the mandible branches of the facial nerve, vagus nerve, hypoglossal nerve, phrenic nerve, accessory nerve, shoulder plexus, cervical plexus,… (More)
The study was carried out on 223 alcoholics, 96 drug addicts and 50 healthy persons as a control group. Clinical otolaryngological examination, ENG examination, and audiometry diagnosis were made. The results showed lesions of the central part of the vestibular system in alcohol and drug addicts which are much more evident on ENG examination than in… (More)
The results are reported of studies for the assessment of the efficiency of vestibular organ in 113 drug-dependent individuals at the time of abstinence, and in 50 healthy controls. In 82.3% of drug-dependent persons vestibular damage was found, with the character of the observed abnormalities suggesting their central origin in 3/4 cases.